In this course we will learn everything you need to know to be able to write Cascading Style Sheets, or CSS, from scratch. We will learn how to create and attach CSS stylesheets to our HTML files so that they affect our HTML, basic CSS syntax, and some common properties that will allow us to change the color of text, manipulate the width of images, add borders, and change the background color of web pages. We will also learn important concepts like how to keep our files organized by using comments and grouping selectors, understanding the cascade, and validating our code to check for common errors. Software required: Brackets Text Editor, Google Chrome Browser.
Susan is a web design author for Pluralsight. Growing up, Susan was both a passionate artist as well as a computer tech aficionado. When she discovered the world of web development, she found that she could meld those two passions together into something amazing. Soon after, Susan began devoting herself to building beautiful and functional web content for businesses and nonprofits. It was through those experiences Susan developed a fluency for web coding languages.
Introduction and Project Overview Hi, I'm Susan with Digital Tutors and this is your first date with Cascading Style Sheets, or CSS. In this course, we'll learn everything you need to know to be able to write CSS from scratch, such as creating and attaching style sheets to our HTML file, so that they affect our HTML. We'll learn basic CSS syntax and some common properties that allow us to change the color of our text, manipulate the width of images, and add borders and change the background color of our page. We'll also learn some really important concepts, like how to keep our files organized by using comments and grouping selectors, understanding the cascade and validating our code to check for some common errors. We'll get started in our next lesson by previewing the project we'll be building and going over the existing HTML.